Tariro Mutongwizo


Tariro Mutongwizo is a Lecturer in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, University of New England, Australia.

Tariro holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Cape Town. She joined UNE in 2021. Prior to this, Tariro held Postdoctoral positions with University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law and the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI). Her research interests include multidisciplinary approaches to exploring the non-state governance of security, the governance of contested spaces and the security of vulnerable and marginalised groups. She has published on the intersection between state and non-state actors in the governance of security in Africa.

Her publications include: 

Holley, C., Mutongwizo, T. & Shearing C, 2020, Conceptualizing Policing and Security: New Harmscapes, the Anthropocene, and Technology, Annual Review of Criminology, vol. 3, pp. 341 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-criminol-011419-041330

Mutongwizo, T., Holley, C., Shearing, C. & Simpson, NP. 2019. Resilience Policing: An Emerging Response to Shifting Harm Landscapes and Reshaping Community Policing, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practicehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/paz033

Holley, C., Kennedy, A., Mutongwizo, T. & Shearing, C. 2019.  Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and their Environmental Nexus, Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 427 - 436

Holley, C., Mutongwizo, T., Shearing, C. & Kennedy, A. 2019. Shaping Unconventional Gas Regulation: Industry Influence and Risks of Agency Capture in Texas, Colorado and Queensland, Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 510 - 530

Holley, C., Shearing, C., Harrington, C., Kennedy, A. & Mutongwizo, T.  2018. 'Security and the Anthropocene: Law, Criminology, and International Relations', Annual Review of Law and Social Science, vol. 14, pp. 185 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-101317-030945

Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Comparing NGO Resilience and ‘Structures of Opportunity’ in South Africa and Zimbabwe (2010–2013)', Voluntas, vol. 29, pp. 373 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-017-9881-x

Mutongwizo T; Holley C, 2017, 'Hydraulic Fracturing in the Karoo: Critical Legal and Environmental Perspectives', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 34, pp. 459 - 463.

Mutongwizo, T. 2017. Comparing NGO Resilience and ‘Structures of Opportunity’ in South Africa and Zimbabwe (2010–2013). VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 28 (3): 877-1372.

Mutongwizo, T., Leoschut, L., & Burton, P. 2015. Co-ownership and Collaboration: Insights into the Measurement of Impact and Change from Evidence-Based Community and State Violence Prevention PartnershipsStability: International Journal of Security and Development4(1).

Mutongwizo., T. 2014. 'The Contours of Non-state Governance in Accessing and Encountering the State: Explorations of South Africa and Zimbabwe'. University of Cape Town. Doctoral dissertation.

Mutongwizo, T. 2014. Chipangano Governance: Enablers and Effects of Violent Extraction in ZimbabweAfrica Peace & Conflict Journal7(1), 29-40.

Mutongwizo, T. 2010. Foreign fears? An exploratory study of perceptions and fear of crime amongst international students at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Acta Criminologica: CRIMSA Conference: Special Edition 2, 128-153. 

Burton, P., & Mutongwizo, T. 2009. Inescapable violence: Cyberbullying and electronic violence against young people in South Africa. Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) Issue Paper8, 1-12.